What is a schnerr?

What is a schnerr?

schnor·rer. also shnor·rer (shnôr′ər) Slang. One who habitually takes advantage of the generosity of others; a parasite. [Yiddish shnorer, beggar, sponger, from shnorn, to beg, from Middle High German snurren, to hum, whir (from the sound of the musical instrument played by beggars).]

What is a Schnoor?

(ʃnɔː ) verb. to obtain or try to obtain (something) by begging or persuasion.

What is a Shmegegge?

Definitions of shmegegge. (Yiddish) baloney; hot air; nonsense. synonyms: schmegegge. type of: bunk, hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality. a message that seems to convey no meaning.

What is a nebbish person?

Definition of nebbish : a timid, meek, or ineffectual person.

What does the Yiddish word Chazer mean?

A pig
2. Chazer = A pig; piggish person.

Why is it called a schooner glass?

In Britain, a schooner is a large sherry glass. Sherry is traditionally served in one of two measures: a clipper, the smaller measure, or a schooner, the larger measure, both named after the sort of ships that brought sherry over from Spain.

What is a schooner boat?

schooner, a sailing ship rigged with fore-and-aft sails on its two or more masts. To the foremast there may also be rigged one or more square topsails or, more commonly, one or more jib sails or Bermuda sails (triangular sails extending forward to the bowsprit or jibboom).

What does schlub mean in Yiddish?

A clumsy, stupid, or unattractive person
Schlub: A clumsy, stupid, or unattractive person (זשלאָב, zhlob, ‘hick’, perhaps from Polish: żłób; OED, MW)

What is a nudge Yiddish?

noodge or nudzh or nudge noun: One who pesters and annoys with persistent complaining. ETYMOLOGY: From Yiddish nudyen (to pester, bore), from Polish nudzic. The word developed a variant spelling ‘nudge’ under the influence of the English word ‘nudge’.